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Concordia Summer Piano Music Camp

July 5 – July 15, 2022
9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Summer Piano Music Camp

Concordia University Irvine is pleased to launch the second Piano Summer Music Camp in the Borland-Manske Center. Talented young pianists are invited to take part in intensive piano programs led by distinguished faculty and guest artists. Participants will enhance their knowledge and musical skills while sharing the experience with peers and professional musicians.

Registration and Audition

Video recordings required to apply. Use YouTube or a similar video-sharing platform to share one or two recordings that demonstrate your highest level of musical achievement. Participants will be selected to participate based on their video audition submission.

The submitted selections must represent one of the following style periods: Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Impressionist, 20th/21st Century.

  • The first registration due date for early acceptance: April 10, 2022 with registration fee $25.00
    Acceptance will be announced by April 12, 2022. Tuition must be paid by April 17, 2022
  • The second registration due date: May 15, 2022 with registration fee $50.00
    Acceptance will be announced by May 17, 2022. Tuition must be paid by May 23, 2022

*All participants must prepare two contrasting repertoires to be ready to perform for the program

Application Deadline: May 15th, 2022
Ages: 11 years old and up
Tuition: Domestic Campers – $1360.00
International Campers – $1650.00
Commuting Campers: Lunch meal tickets $100.00
Room and Board*: International Students – $920.00
(Only age 18 and up) Domestic Students – $780.00

*Students under 18 years old who need room and board, must be accompanied by a guardian or chaperon.

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Teaching Piano

Summer Piano Group Classes for Young Beginners

(Ages 6-8)

Dates: 7/5-7/15 (Weekdays)
Class I: 10-10:45AM

*No classes on Weekend (7/9 and 7/10)

Tuition: $300.00

Class material cost is included.

About the Program

Young talented pianists take part in intensive piano programs with distinguished faculty and guest artists, enhancing their musical skills and knowledge, and sharing with peers and professional musicians.   It will be great opportunities for gifted pianists to allow their talent to flourish.  Certificates of completion will be issued to participants.  All students will have access to the following programs:

Program Features

  • Masterclasses series with outstanding and renowned pianists.
  • Private lessons with a member of our distinguished piano faculty.
  • Piano Ensembles (two pianos or 4 hands piano ensemble) masterclass and lesson.
  • Special topics class with featured guest lecturers
    • Studies about Baroque keyboard music (Organ and Harpsichord)
    • 20th and 21st century piano music and technique
    • Seminar for featured composers
    • Piano Technique
    • How to prepare the recital performance
    • Rhythm
    • Magic of Harmony (Handbell)
    • Keyboard improvisation
    • Make your own song (composition)
  • Final Recital: 7/15, Friday
    • Participants will perform their prepared repertoire at the final concert
  • Faculty & Guest Artist Recitals
  • Students will have reserved practice time at one of BMC practice rooms.
  • Certification
    • All participants will receive a program competition certificate.

Faculty 2022

Dr. Judy Huang

As the Grand Prize winner of the 2004 Carmel Music Society Competition, Dr. Judy Huang has brought sensitivity, depth, and richness to her music through her versatility, lyricism, and technique. From her New York debut in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in 2006, and each appearance since, she has received great acclaim.

Dr. Huang has performed in concerts and given recitals around the world, from Taiwan, to the United States and Europe. As a soloist, she has performed with such orchestras as the Marina Del Rey-Westchester Symphony, Peninsula Symphony, Ventura Symphony, Redlands Symphony, Riverside Symphony, Concordia Orchestra, Crossroads Chamber Orchestra, UCLA Philharmonia, and Palermo Orchestra (Italy). As a chamber musician, she was a member of the Pro Arte Trio, which performed in the Young Artist Peninsula Music Festival and was featured in live performances on KUSC 91.5 FM. The trio was awarded first prizes in both the Chamber Music Society of MontereyPeninsula Competition and the Music Teacher Association of California Chamber Music Competition. Sharing her passion of chamber music, she is dedicated to community outreach programs and has collaborated with members of Pacific Symphony and Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. Dr. Huang received her BA, MM, and DMA degrees from UCLA. Her principle teachers were Robert Turner, Ming Qiang Li, Aube Tzerko, and Vitaly Margulis. She has taught at UCLA, Los Angeles Valley College, and International Institute for Young Musicians and Orange County School of the Arts in Santa Ana.

Dr. Huang has served as adjudicator in the MTNA Competitions in California and for the Music Teacher Association of California. Most recently, she is appointed as the State Chair of the Music Teacher Association of California Association of California Concerto/Solo Piano Competitions. Dr. Huang, a consistent national and international prize winner in solo competitions, also performs Duo Piano concerts with Turkish pianist, Fureya Unal throughout California.

Contact Us

For more information about the Summer Chamber Music Camp, please feel free to contact us directly.

Hyunjoo Choi

Dr. Hyunjoo Choi
(949) 214 - 4823
[email protected]

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